STAKES PROGRAM-2022

(1)Ontario Bred Futurity ($60,000 Added by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For two‐year‐old Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: June 15th
Final: July 6th – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • May 15th $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 1st $300 (Cdn).

(2) Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity ($60,000 by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: July 27th
Final: August 17th – 330 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 1st $100.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • June 1st $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 1st $300.00 (Cdn.)

(3) Alex Picov Memorial Futurity $70,000 by QHRIDP $5,000 by Picov Family ADDED

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: October 5th
Final: October 26th – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 15th – $300.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 15th – $300.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 15th $400.00 (Cdn.)

(4) Bonus Futurity $25,000  ADDED

Ajax Downs
Trials: August 21th
Final: September 14th – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 1st $100.00 (Cdn.)

(5) Ontario Bred Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: July 13th
Final: July 27th – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 15th – $300.00 (Cdn)

(6) Princess Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses, Fillies.
Trials: June 1st
Final: June 19th – 350 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 1st- $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • April 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

(7) Ontario Sires Stakes Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: October 5th
Final: October 19th – 350 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • August 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • September 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

(8) Picov Derby  $45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: August 17th
Final: September 4th – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 1st $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 1st $300.00 (Cdn)

(9) Picov Maturity $25,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses
Trials: May 18th
Final: June 1st – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)

To sustain:

  • April 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • May 1st $100.00 (Cdn)

(10) Ontario Sires Stakes Maturity $40,000 Added by QHRIDP

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry. The 10 Highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.
Trials: none
Final: July 17th – 330 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $300.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late):$2000.00 (Cdn.)

(11) Ontario Bred Maturity $40,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: August 3rd
Final: August 21st – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • June 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 1st – $200.00 (Cdn.)

(12) Alex Picov Memorial Championship $45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up Quarter Horses.
1. Quarter horses that have made at least three starts in Ontario in 2022. Preference is given to horses that have won a Derby or Maturity in 2022. Remaining entries will be determined by lifetime earnings until 10 eligible entries have been received.

Trials: None
Final: Oct 10th – 440 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $400.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $2500.00 (Cdn.)

(13) Sprint Series #1 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: May 22nd – 110 YARDS
Nomination Payment: April 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $100 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000 (Cdn.)

(14) Distance #1 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: June 19th- 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(15) Sprint Series #2 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: June 29th – 220 YARDS
Nomination Payment: May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(16) Distance #2 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: September 21st – 440 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(17) Sprint Series #3 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: August 10th – 250 YARDS
Nomination Date: August 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(18) Distance #3 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: October 26th – 770 YARDS
Nomination Date: September 14th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)